In Tunisia, riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters in the capital city Tunis and four other towns. One has man died, scores have been injured, and almost 250 arrested since protests against rising taxes began on Sunday.
A senior aide to Russia's opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been detained over a rally organized by the opposition last year. In 2018, Navalny himself served two stints in jail for violating protest laws.
UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body's key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates.
President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space.
French police have clashed with protesters during the annual May Day rally in Paris, organized by unions but joined by other groups. More than 7,400 officers were deployed onto the streets of the capital.
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